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Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news to start the day, including at
6.15 Brahms's Variations on a Theme by Haydn performed by the LSO, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas ; after the 7.00 news, Mozart's
Symphony No 14 in A, K114, performed by the ASMF, conductor Neville Marriner ; and after the 8.00 news, Beethoven's Overture: The
Creatures of Prometheus, performed by the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

Contributors

Conductor:
Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor:
Neville Marriner
Conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

With Peter Hobday.
Bach Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042
Simon Standage , English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
9.19 Stenhammar Midwinter
Gothenburg Concert Hall Choir and SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
9.33 Soler Fandango
Bob van Asperen (harpsichord)
9.47 Sibelius Symphony No 2 in D LSO, conductor Anthony Collins

Contributors

Director:
Trevor Pinnock
Harpsichord:
Bob van Asperen
Conductor:
Anthony Collins

Samuel Ramey
In 1976, Samuel Ramey made his European debut in Glyndebourne in Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. He talks to Joan Bakewell about performing Mozart on stage and the roles of Figaro, Don Giovanni and Leporello. The programme includes excerpts from Mozart's operas conducted by Solti and Karajan.

Contributors

Unknown:
Samuel Ramey
Unknown:
Samuel Ramey
Unknown:
Joan Bakewell
Unknown:
Don Giovanni

Conductors' Comer
Donald Macleod looks at the careers of five 20th-century conductors. John Barbirolli. Giovanni Battista
Barbirolli was born in London, to an Italian father and a French mother.
He trained as a cellist, but quickly became one of the leading British conductors of his generation. His quarter-century with the Halle
Orchestra in Manchester was a great musical partnership. With excerpts from Barbirolli's recordings with the Halle of: Mahler Lieder eines Fahrenden
Gesellen
Janet Baker (mezzo)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 8 Elgar Introduction and Allegro

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod
Conductors:
John Barbirolli.
Conductors:
Giovanni Battista
Unknown:
Janet Baker

Chris de Souza explains how Strauss came to earn Wagner's opinion of him as "the most musical mind in Europe" but ended up writing operettas under the influence of Offenbach.
Schneeglockchen
Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Willi Boskovsky Orpheus-Quadrille
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic, conductor Johannes Wildner
'S Gibt Nur a Kaiserstadt, 'S Gibt Nur ein Wien Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alfred Eschwe
Die Fledermaus (excerpts)
Bavarian Radio Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Placido Domingo
Repeated next Tuesday 12 midnight

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris de Souza
Conductor:
Willi Boskovsky
Conductor:
Johannes Wildner
Unknown:
Gibt Nur
Conductor:
Alfred Eschwe
Rosalinda:
Lucia Popp (soprano)
Eisenstein:
Peter Seiffert (tenor)

French Connections
Les Six and Satie. A concert exploring the musical connections between Satie and Les Six - the group of composers who flourished in France after the First World War.
Capricorn
Milhaud Suite d'apres Corrette for
Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon. Op 161 Satie, arr Ourdine Ragtime Parade for Piano
Durey Flute Sonatina
Auric Adieu New York for Piano
Tailleferre Arabesque for Clarinet and Piano
Honegger Danse de la Chevre for Flute Poulenc Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano Repeat

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductors Grant Llewellyn and Tadaaki Otaka , Olivier Charlier
(violin), Margaret Price (soprano)
Mozart Idomeneo (Overture; Ballet
Music); Violin Concerto No 5 in A, K219
Mahler Symphony No 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Tadaaki Otaka
Violin:
Olivier Charlier
Violin:
Margaret Price
Soprano:
Mozart Idomeneo

With Sean Rafferty. American violin virtuoso Gil Shaham is mentioned by critics in the same breath as legendary performers such as the great Jascha Heifetz - yet he is still only in his twenties. Today, he discusses the secret of his success and demonstrates in the studio what all the fuss is about. And at 6.40, Wilhelm Kempff plays Beethoven's Piano Sonata in E flat (Les Adieux).

Contributors

Unknown:
Sean Rafferty.
Unknown:
Gil Shaham
Unknown:
Jascha Heifetz
Unknown:
Wilhelm Kempff

Concluding the recital series from the Turner Sims
Concert Hall, Southampton. Tonight's French programme features music by Faure and his best-known pupil, including songs performed by the most recent winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Award.
Sarah Fox (soprano), Lorraine McAslan (violin), James Boyd (viola), Louise Hopkins (cello), Piers Lane (piano)
Faure Elegie , Op 24; Mandoline, Op 58 No 1; C'Est I'Extase, Op 58 No 5; Poeme d'un Jour, Op 21
Ravel Violin Sonata (1927)
8.10 Book of the Month
An extended review of one of the month's most interesting new publications. In The Gentleman's
Daughter: Women's Lives in Victorian England, Amanda Vickery uses the letters, diaries and account books of more than 100 women to challenge traditional views of 18th-century life. Jenny Uglow , biographer of Hogarth, responds to her account.
8.30 Ravel Piece en Forme d'Habanera; Deux Epigrammes de Clement Marot; Cinq Melodies Populaires Grecques Faure Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor. Op 15

Contributors

Unknown:
Kathleen Ferrier
Soprano:
Sarah Fox
Soprano:
Lorraine McAslan
Violin:
James Boyd
Viola:
Louise Hopkins
Piano:
Faure Elegie
Unknown:
Amanda Vickery
Unknown:
Jenny Uglow

Projections
Five programmes in which film historian Ian Christie talks to leading figures in contemporary film-making about influences on their careers, how they work and the state of cinema as it enters its second century. 2: Bernardo Bertolucci , director of Last Tango in Paris and Stealing Beauty. Repeat

Contributors

Talks:
Ian Christie
Unknown:
Bernardo Bertolucci

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

With Digby Fairweather. A set from New Orleans trumpeter Rod Mason and his Hot Five.
Rod Mason (trumpet/vocals), John Mortimer (trombone), Andy Leggett (clarinet/sax/vocals), Ralf Peter
(piano), Udo Jaegers (banjo), Clive Fenton (sousaphone/trumpet)

Contributors

Unknown:
Digby Fairweather.
Unknown:
Rod Mason
Unknown:
John Mortimer
Clarinet:
Andy Leggett
Piano:
Ralf Peter
Piano:
Udo Jaegers
Unknown:
Clive Fenton

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Pierre Amoyal (violin), Mikhail Rudy (piano) Janacek Violin Sonata Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A. Op 100 Franck Violin Sonata in A
2.25 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D (Prague)
Bratislava Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Ludovit Rajter
3.00 Schools
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move
3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50
Drama Workshop 4.10 In the News
Special Edition
4.30 Jesus Guridi Six Basque Folk Songs Spanish Radio Chorus, conductor Albert Blancafort
4.45 Villa-Lobos Choros (excerpt) Tinio Korhonen (guitar), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo
5.05 Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla Edmonton SO/Uri Mayer
5.20 Tartlni Violin Concerto in D minor. D45 Federico Agostini, Slovenian Soloists, conductor Marko Munih
5.35 Respighi Botticelli Pictures Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kazuhiro Koizumi

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod.
Violin:
Pierre Amoyal
Violin:
Mikhail Rudy
Conductor:
Ludovit Rajter
Conductor:
Albert Blancafort
Conductor:
Sakari Oramo
Conductor:
Ludmilla Edmonton

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